Define It
True or False
Timeline
Primary or Secondary Source
Miscellaneous
100

Define history

The study of the past

100

True or false: Hunter-gatherers lived by producing their own food using agriculture and farming

False: hunter-gatherers lived by hunting wild animals and collecting food like plants and berries

100

What happened on the Ides of March?

Julius Caesar attended a senate meeting and was killed by the senators

100

A biography about a historic figure's life 

Secondary source (only autobiographies are primary sources)

100

What was the purpose of primitive cave paintings?

1) to tell a story 

2) to add decoration

200

Define historian 

Someone who studies the past

200

True or false: Socrates, Aristotle, and Plato are all famous Greek philosophers

True!

200

1100 to 750 BCE is known as “the Dark Ages” in Ancient Greece because…

There are no written records from this time period, but we know large-scale trading ended and poverty spread

200

A piece of painted pottery from the Mesolithic Era

Primary Source

200

The original Olympics of Ancient Greece were held for what purpose?

A festival to honor the Olympian gods and goddesses

300

Define irrigation

a canal system for bringing water from rivers to crops

300

True or false: Monotheism is a belief in many gods and goddesses

False: polytheism is a belief in many gods, while monotheism is a belief in one god

300

Why was the Mesolithic period an important turning point in early human history?

This is when early humans shifted from collecting food to producing their own food through agriculture and the domestication of animals

300

An interview with a refugee about their experience

Primary Source

300

What is the difference between a monotheistic belief and a polytheistic belief?

monotheistic means a belief in one god, while polytheistic means a belief in many gods

400

Define tyrant

an all-powerful, cruel, and oppressive ruler

400

True or false: Ancient Greek architecture still influences the design of buildings around the world today

True!

400

The Crusades were a series of military missions lasting approximately 200 years. What was the purpose?

Europeans tried to gain control of the Holy Land of Jerusalem

400

A newspaper article about a current event

Secondary source

400

Why was the shift from hunting and gathering to producing food so important?

It made it possible for people to dedicate more time to other things like technological advancements and cultural developments

500

Define democracy

a government run by the people where each citizen has a say (or vote) in how the government is run

500

True or false: The Byzantine Empire became wealthy by taxing goods that passed through Constantinople

True!

500

Around 312 to 337 CE, Emperor Constantine came to power. He is best know for what?

Converting to Christianity, declaring freedom of worship and ended the persecution of Christians, and moving the capital of Rome to Byzantium

500

Data collected from a survey

Primary source (an article written about the data would be a secondary source, but the direct data is primary)

500

What event(s) led to the fall of the Roman Empire?

Emperor Commodus ignoring the Senate and bribing the armed forces, Inflation, Plague

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